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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To be blunt about it, I would have been very disappointed if I had paid full price for the stay at Makeney. As a discount voucher offer, it was fine. The place itself is in a beautiful setting, with excellent access to the dales. It is walking distance from Belper centre too. With regards to the hotel, it is a...

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was lovely about twenty years ago but nothing has been done to this place since. Filthy, tired, staff who don't care, terrible water pressure. Stayed on a Thursday night when a wedding disco was in progress and the LOUD music did not stop until midnight. We have made this promise before (because there isn't a good hotel in Belper) but...

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Thank tilleygirluk
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is situated just a few miles from Belper allowing trips through the Derwent Valley and on the fringes of the Derbyshire Dales for day trips out. We decided on the day trips. We did however avail ourselves of the restaurant services of the hotel. We dined in the conservatory and dined from the menu which allows you to...

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Thank Deborah P
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to stay. Spent the night there as a treat for my wife's birthday. The staff was gracious, courteous and very helpful. The location is great. It is peaceful and quite. A few other folks were gearing up for country walks after breakfast. Denby pottery really close and also Derby.

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Thank Lawrence J
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in the Makeney hall hotel quite a few times. The rooms are fairly standard wth comfortable beds and all the features you'd expect. It's an old building and the water pressure is a challenge with the showers, plus on 2 separate stays no hot water was available (and the hotel made no gestures of goodwill on either occasion)....

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Thank Mike P
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given a "buy a gift" voucher for a weekend for 2 with 1 evening meal which should have been a very cheap even almost free weekend for us but it didn't quite work out that way!There were no hotels within an hour or so of our home on the list so we ended up driving 2 hours to...

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Thank Simon H
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for a weekend in February, room 27 on the 2nd floor at the back of the main house. The booking.com price was good value at £90/nt/room. The room was very spacious and warm and quiet, as was the bathroom (shower over bath), and the room was clean and equipped with all the usual equipment. The...

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1Thank RichardandCar0l
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was bought a wowcher voucher for 2 nights at Makeney Hall as a wedding gift. When I arrived with my husband the hotel had no record of our booking but they couldn't have been more helpful. We were allowed to book in on a reduced rate and told that if we could sort out the voucher code during our...

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Thank Karen H
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent only one night here with my husband. We were given a warm welcome and our room was comfortable, warm and large. We had dinner in the spacious dining room and the The food was brilliant. I wouldn't hesitate in going back. The staff were without exception polite, friendly and helpful.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is no question that the decor and fixtures and fittings in this hotel are tired. But you need to look beyond that. The hotel is in desperate need of a lick of paint new carpets and an uplift, but if you look beyond that, then you'll have a very enjoyable stay The staff are friendly and helpful, and nothing...

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Gm M, General Manager at Makeney Hall Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Karen Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I’m very pleased to hear that you had a positive experience while with us and I will certainly pass on your feedback to the rest of the team. The hotel is very busy and therefore unfortunately paint work can be both chipped and damaged, but we do have...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Makeney Hall Hotel is a magnificent Victorian country mansion, situated in the heart of Derbyshire, set in six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with breathtaking views across the Amber Valley. Only eight miles from Derby and two miles from the flourishing market town of Belper, the hotel enjoys the most tranquil surroundings. The grandeur of the hotel setting combines with the warmth and attentiveness of our staff to make each guest feel at home and really special. From the informal Cocktail Bar to the elegant oak paneled dining room with an impressive oak fireplace, you’ll find daily and a la carte menus to tempt you wherever you prefer to dine. All of our 45 bedrooms are decorated in a warmly traditional style whilst the superior rooms have a period elegance this is in keeping the hotel’s heritage. With some of the most beautiful parts of the country on its doorstep, this hotel is also the perfect place for guests looking simply for a leisurely break in a truly hospitable environment. Picturesque grounds, impressive architecture and excellent cuisine make this hotel the perfect setting for a relaxing short break or other special occasions. As well as stunning scenery and marvelous walking trails, Derbyshire and the nearby Peak District are home to some of the country's finest stately homes including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Kedleston Hall. For a family day out, enjoy a visit to Alton Towers or take in the delights of the local market towns of Bakewell, Buxton and Ashbourne. Makeney Hall offers Free WiFi Internet Access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Makeney Hall Hotel

Address: Makeney Road, Belper DE56 0RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Belper
Price Range: €60 - €131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Makeney Hall Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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“We stoped in room 9 first floor it had a lovely view of the garden”
 of 5 bubbles DeborahP164, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a champagne breakfast, cannot comment on the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Romano489, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Courtyard has two rooms for disabled and inside connecting corridor to main reception rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles peppers008, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 31 good views”
 of 5 bubbles caroleclifford, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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